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CBS
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
since franklin roosevelt. mitt romney says he'll do a better job if voters put him in the white house. the republican nominee is spending the last few days of the campaign making that case in the battleground states. romney is in iowa and ohio today, trying to pick up the few remaining undecided voters. >> and we ask you to stay at it all the way to the finish line. because we're going to win on tuesday night. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: the race is tight in nine swing states. the latest polls also show the race tightening in pennsylvania, a state once thought to be easily in the president's win column. the romney campaign is now making a late push to take pennsylvania. >> thank you. >> reporter: rom fee will visit the state on sunday. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> the obama campaign called the gop's effort in pennsylvania an act of desperation. however, the democrats do plan to increase their spending on political ads in the state. >>> and howard is coming up next with your weekend forecast. we'll be right back. >> lesli, sandy has kept us in the cool
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 12:00pm EST
in the house. president obama hopes to sit down with mitt romney in the coming weeks to meet the difficult challenges ahead. in his concession speech romney also expressed the need to find common ground. >> and at a time like this we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> reporter: the president is facing some major crises. most urgently a fiscal cliff that's looming next month. if congress doesn't reach a deal on a mix of automatic tax increases and spending cuts the economy could fall back into a recession but the president is optimistic. >> despite all the frustrations of washington i've never been more hopeful about the future. >> reporter: with a high unemployment rate and a huge national debt, the president has the next four years cut out for him. bigad shaban, cbs news, chicago. >> president may be optimistic but wall street is let acting poorly to -- reacting poorly to his re-election. right now the dow is down 311.5 points. it's fluctuating there. and financial experts say markets around the wor
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
checkan is in chicago, but we'll start with randall pinkston where republican challenger mitt romney voted earlier today. >>reporter: mitt romney and his wife, ann, cast their ballots at a senior center in their hometown of belmont, massachusetts today. then they kissed each other good-bye. >> yeah, i feel great about ohio. >>reporter: romney head today a last minute campaign rally in cleveland where his running mate paul ryan joined him. ryan voted for himself twice today in the swing state of wisconsin where he's also running for reelection to congress. later today romney will be in pittsburgh, pennsylvania, a state as campaign advisers now say is up for grabs. >> in the last few weeks we've seen pennsylvania, the polls there tighten, and become a tremendous opportunity. >>reporter: romney hopes the enthusiasm surrounding his campaign leads to a big turnout at turnout polls. i'm randall pinkston in boston. >>reporter: i'm begat cheban in chicago. the president began with his supporters here in his hometown this morning and played basketball with his friends. president obama arrived i
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 12:00pm EST
challenger mitt romney is in lynchburg, virginia for a ral lie that is going to take place there in about 30 minutes. danielle nottingham reports on both candidates, making a final push to win over votes. >> mitt romney kicked off his last campaign day in florida, where voters will help award the biggest battleground prize. >> we can begin a better tomorrow, tomorrow. with the help of the people in florida, that is exactly what is going to happen. >> reporter: the republican nominee is on a final tear through the states that will decide who wins the white house. >> i need iowa. cleveland really does rock, you know that? >> reporter: president obama is spending the final hours of the campaign in wisconsin, iowa and ohio. and he is using star power to push supporters to the polls. today bruce springsteen joins the president on the campaign trail. >> you know where i stand. you know i tell the truth. >> reporter: the latest polls show the white house race is tied nationally. but in the swing states, the president appears to have a slht edge. pollsterbelieve the president is closer to the 270 el
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm EST
romney says that he lost the presidential election because of the gifts that president obama gave to african- americans and hispanics and to his core supporters. that's explanation that romney gave his donors during a conference call yesterday. he said the president used programs like obama care to get the black vote and amnesty for children of illegal immigrants o to get the hispanic vote. one of romney's biggest supporters bobby jindal denounced the remarks. >> i reject that notion and description. i think that's wrong. that is not -- i don't think that represents where we are as a party and where we're going as a party and i think that has got to be one of the most fundament tall take aways from the election. >> romney lost the election by 3.5 million-volts or 3%. -- votes or 3%. david axle rod says romney is looking at america through the 47% prism. >>> shots rang out as the fbi swat teamed served a warrant in the 6700 block of kipling parkway. gunfire erupted around 6:30 this morning. the fbi says that no one was hit. they're also not saying who fired the shots. one woman was
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
romney. the second obama wins, reed sends out a note to colleagues, gee, why don't we work together? there is an easy test. mitch mcconnell can sit down with reed and in 10 minutes reach an agreement how the senate will work in a bipartisan way or figure out it is all baloney and he will remain a bitter partisan. reed has to be a part of this deal also. and i look forward to that. i mean i do think the problem we face, the problems are so large, that is irresponsible for the two governing parties to just start out by saying let's have four years of gridlock. they should at least try to find, is there a common ground, which is compatible with the values of both republicans and democrats, and that at least moves the ball forward 50%, even if neither side gets 100% of what they want. >> let's talk about books now. you guys both have books out. i love your book, ms. gingrich, i read it earlier, cover to cover, i have little kids. talk about why you wanted to reach out for the history of america, and specifically the colonies. i have a 2-year-old and 6-year- old. it is perfect for them.
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm EST
include a plan that mitt romney proposed during the presidential campaign. the republican nominee wanted to cap the amount of tax deductions americans can take on items like mortgage interest. house speaker john boehner has shown interest in the plan which would raise more tax revenue without raising rates. >> it's clear that there are a lot of special interest loopholes in the tax code, both corporate and personal. >>reporter: democrats and republicans say they will reach an agreement, but a new poll shows many americans are skeptical. 51% of those surveyed believe a deal will not get done. tara mergener for cbs news, capitol hill. >>> it appears that the makers of twinkies and hohos couldn't avoid their fiscal cliff. hostess brand says a national bakers' strike has crippled their operations at 33 plants. so more than 18,000 workers will lose their jobs. the company warned employees that it would sell off its assets if workers did not return to work by last night. the company will sell off its twinkies and wonder bread brands. >>> still to come when 9 news now continues, we're going
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